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Month: September 2012

  • Atlas.ti orientation

    You are welcome to attend an orientation to Atlas.ti data organization software on Monday, Sept. 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Kohlberg 228.  Anyone is welcome to attend. Atlas.ti is software designed for organizing multiple forms of research data (e.g. text, video, audio, survey, and geo-spatial) to facilitate theorizing and smart retrieval of information. Atlas.ti is…

  • THURSDAY Information Session: Northern Ireland Semester

    Interested in conflict and peacebuilding? Social entrepreneurship and sustainable organizing? Come learn about the Northern Ireland Semester, a study abroad program of Swarthmore College. We will hold an orientation session on Thursday, September 20th at 3:30 in SC145. Dr. Denise Crossan (Trinity College Dublin), our in-country supervisor and instructor, will join us via Skype. The…

  • International Day of Peace this week

    I just wanted to draw everyone’s attention to the fact that this Friday, Sept. 21 is International Peace Day. Checkout http://www.peacedayphilly.org/ The United Nations unanimously voted to establish the International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) in 1981. Peace Day was given the fixed calendar date of September 21 by a second unanimous UN resolution in…

  • Magda and Andre Trocme and Nonviolent Resistance

    As part of our recognition of International Peace Day this year: Two Pacifists and Their Way of Life: Magda and Andre Trocme and Nonviolent Resistance Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:30 p.m. Scheuer Room Richard Unsworth, author of A Portrait of Pacifists: Le Chambon, the Holocaust and the Lives of Andre and Magda Trocme (Syracuse University…

  • Jim MacMillan on WHYY’s Radio Times

    In our last blog post, we announced that War News Radio’s pulitzer-prize-winning journalist-in-residence, Jim MacMillan, had launched an innovative online campaign to facilitate Philadelphia’s citizens collectively outsmarting the epidemic of shootings and homicide in the city, #guncrisis at guncrisis.org. Jim recently appeared on WHYY’s program, Radio Times. You can listen to the recording of that…